With Elder securing the top spot in the GCL, St. X has set their sights on overtaking LaSalle for second place. Moeller is the first step to getting it done.
The Bombers’ struggled in the first game rolling a 972, but they still had a lead over the Crusaders who rolled an 877. St. Xavier Junior Zach Saupe led the bombers in game with a 243 while senior Jared Tuerck rolled a 201 with a ball change in the middle of his game. Moeller senior Sam Inman’s 245 was best all day for the Cruesaders.
In game 2, the Tuerck brothers carried the team, as senior Jared shot a 246 (447 series) and sophomore Jaxon shot a 215. Senior Zach Littelmann finished with a 207 for a 395 series in the match. The Crusaders fell off in their second individual game to 830, making their two game total 1,707. The Bombers led 2000-1707 heading into bakers.
The Bombers rolled a 192, 201, 200, and 156 in Bakers for a total of 750 (187.5 average). Moeller’s baker total was 744 (186.0 average) and they had a high game of 208.
At final tally, the score read 2,750 to 2,451 in favor of the Bombers. St. X will bring their Rick Flair Chant to Colerain Bowl to attempt to climb the GCL standings. On Friday, February 2nd Colerain Bowl hosts the last GCL quad of the season at 6:30pm. The Bombers need to finish 2 spots higher than LaSalle to move into the second place position for the season.
-Jacob Russell ('18)